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Edward A. Monaco III, MD, PhD



Sub Specialty:
Spinal Surgery
Cranial Base Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Shadyside
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
UPMC Mercy
UPMC Passavant
UPMC Presbyterian

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University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Department of Neurological Surgery
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop St.
Suite B400
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 647-3685



MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

University of Pittsburgh Medical School,
Pittsburgh, PA


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October 22, 2015

Doctor Monaco and his staff are excellent in every way possible and I get excellent care and attention.

October 08, 2015

Dr. Monaco is the best physician I ever dealt with. He is skilled, knowledgeable, informative, helpful, friendly, etc. I put my faith and trust fully in his care and the results were exceedingly great. Wonderful physician and person. A tremendous asset to UMPC!

September 24, 2015

These are just annual MRI/Neurosurgeon review check ups --- I'm very pleased with Dr. Monaco and Laurie Colt. They know what they're doing, make it easy for me to obtain both appointments, Dr. Monaco has a great bedside manner and answers all of my questions.

September 02, 2015

The physicians and staff were very wonderful. I could not have had better treatment. The hospital was very clean. I was well pleased with my visit.

August 27, 2015

good service

August 12, 2015

Everything from the visit to the hospital,CT scan and the follow up appointment with Dr. Monaco went exceptionally well. Everything went according to schedule with a very courteous staff and with an exceptional courteous Dr. (Monaco).

August 10, 2015

Good MD, Good visit

July 30, 2015

Dr. Monaco and his entire staff have always been EXCELLENT with my needs and concerns and I absolutely trust him and would recommend him and the all of the gamma team!

July 23, 2015

Dr Monaco is very professional,intelligent but also very caring. Office receptionist Lauri colt is totally awesome, polite and efficient.

July 09, 2015

Drs. Paul Gardner and Ed Monaco, in concert with their staffs and the critical care unit personnel, saved my life in September 2012 with emergency servive and removal of a brain tumor. The follow up visits led to the identification of grow in tyhe tumor. The Drs. took action and Dr. Monaco performed a Gamma Knife procedure on me in April 2015; the most recent MRI showed no growth in 3 mos. I have received fantastic service from the neurolosurgeons and everyone connected with UPMC. I am blessed to have had access to these fantastic professionals. I am very grateful. I have written to Dr. Friedlander in praise of the great service I have received.

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